45 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

45 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Start: Montreal, Canada
Fly:  24 h
1
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 5 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
2
Kep, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Sihanoukville, Cambodia
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
4
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Hanoi, Vietnam
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
6
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
7
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
8
Halong Bay, Vietnam
— 4 nights
Fly:  18 h 30 min
9
Hue, Vietnam
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
10
Da Nang, Vietnam
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
11
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
— 5 nights
Fly:  20 h
End: Montreal, Canada

5
nights
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh ©
On the confluence of two major rivers, Phnom Penh occupies a scenic location largely responsible for its nickname the "Charming City." On a trip to Phnom Penh you'll discover one of Asia's most dynamic cities, where the natives live much of their lives outdoors, on the streets, and in the bustling markets filled with scents of spicy foods.
Change things up with a short trip to Wat Moha Leap in Kampong Cham (about 1h 55 min away). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and examine the collection at National Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Phnom Penh online route builder.

Montreal, Canada to Phnom Penh is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Phnom Penh is 12 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Montreal in March, with highs in Phnom Penh at 41°C and lows at 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kep.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Historic Sites Fun & Games Tours

Side Trip

Wat Moha Leap
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Cambodia Fire Range ©
Cambodia Fire Range
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center

2
nights
Kep, Cambodia

Kep ©
The seaside resort of Kep boasts a relaxed and relaxing atmosphere, and a number of points of interest, both natural and man-made.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kep: Kampot (Old Bridge, Dorsu, &more). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Kep Beach, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kep National Park, step off the mainland to explore Koh Tonsay (Rabbit Island), and relax in the rural setting at Sothy's Pepper Farm.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kep attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Phnom Penh to Kep takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sihanoukville.

Things to do in Kep

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kampot
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Koh Tonsay (Rabbit Island) ©
Koh Tonsay (Rabbit Island)
Kep Beach ©
Kep Beach
Sothy's Pepper Farm ©
Sothy's Pepper Farm

2
nights
Sihanoukville, Cambodia

Sihanoukville ©
Sihanoukville, a relatively new city built around the country's first deepwater port, has been developing into a tourist destination in recent years.
For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sihanoukville trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Kep to Sihanoukville in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Sihanoukville

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Otres Beach ©
Otres Beach
Ochheuteal Beach ©
Ochheuteal Beach

5
nights
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap ©
Once a small village in northwest Cambodia, Siem Reap now serves as a gateway to the Angkor region's World Heritage-listed temple and other attractions.
Siem Reap is known for historic sites, nightlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, make a trip to Pub Street, and contemplate the long history of Beng Mealea.

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Getting from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Siem Reap can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Beng Mealea
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

5
nights
Hanoi, Vietnam

The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has bounded back from the effects of war, and today serves as a bustling commercial and cultural hub bursting at the seams.
Spend the 26th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), steep yourself in history at Hoa Lo Prison, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Hanoi driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Siem Reap to Hanoi in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Things to do in Hanoi

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Off-Road Tours
Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) ©
Old Quarter ©
Old Quarter

5
nights
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park ©
Marked by underground rivers, famous caves, limestone cliffs, and tropical rainforests, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park wows visitors with a spectacular range of landscapes and wildlife.
Pack the 30th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Bong Lai Rattan House. Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Phong Nha Caves, contemplate the waterfront views at Suoi Nuoc Mooc, admire the natural beauty at Phong Nha Botanic Garden, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at U Bo Mountain (Nui U Bo).

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park vacation builder website.

Fly from Hanoi to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Bong Lai Rattan House
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Phong Nha Caves ©
Phong Nha Caves
The Duck Stop ©
The Duck Stop
Phong Nha Botanic Garden ©
Phong Nha Botanic Garden

3
nights
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Formerly known in the West as Saigon and affectionately referred to as the "Pearl of the Far East," Ho Chi Minh City is a study of old and new, woven and piled together in a fast-paced urban hub.
Ho Chi Minh City is known for nightlife, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, view the masterpieces at Vietnam ART Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda), and take a stroll through Chinatown (Cho Lon) - District 5.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Ho Chi Minh City in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Halong Bay.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda) ©
Chùa Giác Lâm (Giac Lam Pagoda)
Bitexco Financial Tower ©
Bitexco Financial Tower

4
nights
Halong Bay, Vietnam

Halong Bay encompasses a cluster of verdant limestone islets that jut out from the sea and make up an enchanting setting recognized as a World Heritage Site.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Halong Bay: Cat Ba (Stand-Up Paddleboarding & Cat Ba Island). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Hạ Long Bay, head off the coast to Hon Ga Choi Island, Head underground at Tien Ong Cave, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Long Tien Pagoda.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Halong Bay trip maker app.

You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Halong Bay in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Hue.

Things to do in Halong Bay

Tours Adventure Outdoors

Side Trip

Cat Ba
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Hạ Long Bay ©
Hạ Long Bay
Cat Ba Island ©
Cat Ba Island

2
nights
Hue, Vietnam

Nestled on the banks of the Perfume River, the city of Hue remains most famous as the former home of the Nguyen Dynasty, the influence of which remains evident in local palaces, temples, forts, and museums.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Tomb of Minh Mang, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Thien Mu Pagoda, thencontemplate the long history of Imperial City, and finally browse the different shops at Big C Market. On your second day here, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, contemplate the long history of Tomb of Tu Duc, and then contemplate the long history of Imperial Tomb of Dong Khanh.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Hue fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Halong Bay to Hue by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Hue are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Da Nang.

Things to do in Hue

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Imperial City ©
Imperial City
Thien Mu Pagoda ©
Thien Mu Pagoda

3
nights
Da Nang, Vietnam

A curious mix of developed beachfront tourism and untouched local city life, Da Nang presents an often-overlooked but authentic and welcoming picture of central Vietnam.
Da Nang is known for spas, nature, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Marble Mountains, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get in on the family fun at Ba Na Hills SunWorld, and stop by M Legrand Jewelry.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Da Nang holiday planner.

You can drive from Hue to Da Nang in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

Things to do in Da Nang

Theme Parks Tours Spas
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Food Tours
The Marble Mountains ©
The Marble Mountains
Ba Na Hills SunWorld ©
Ba Na Hills SunWorld

5
nights
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

See even more of Ho Chi Minh City: make a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, pause for some serene contemplation at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of War Remnants Museum, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh City in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

Tours Museums Adventure
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Food Tours
Cu Chi Tunnels ©
Cu Chi Tunnels
War Remnants Museum ©
War Remnants Museum

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